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Hip-hop, Source360 take over Brooklyn

The reclamation of hip-hop from the grips of ratchetness, money-focused debauchery and sexually exploitive divisiveness is one of the many motivations behind McMillan’s Source360 event. In the heady Downtown Brooklyn, which encompasses the Barclays Center, Habana Outpost, Milk River Lounge, Brooklyn Moon, Frank’s Lounge and Long Island College.

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Stop Domestic Abuse

The incident involving Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice has put a microscope on the issue of domestic violence.

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Central Park Five get money, but no apology

The men known as the Central Park Five will now get their $41million from the city for their wrongful convictions.

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Clinton Hill framed in cultural art

Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, resident L.B. Brown is founder of the Clinton Hill Simply Art & Framing Gallery.

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Michael Brown and Eric Garner: What's Next

In the wake of the deaths of both Eric Garner and Michael Brown, people are looking for direction on what to do next.

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Michael Brown—the world responds

“Arrest Darren Wilson now! Get the warrant, knock down his door, handcuff him, perp-walk him, arraign him, indict him, convict him. Nothing less.” These are the words of respected activist Rosa Clemente, teaching assistant at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Grace Jamaican jerk festival hots up NYC

New York City’s 4th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival heated up Roy Wilkins Park in Queens Sunday, July 20. Never was so much family-friendly fun had by so many. The place was “ram” with each and everybody from the tristate and beyond. Some folk traveled from as far as Canada to partake in the world famous jerk cuisine.

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Is police brutality a national epidemic?

While heavy armored vehicles roll down the streets of Missouri, the outrage simmering dangerously over the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown has gone viral.

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Old-school hip-hop celebrates Brooklyn MLK Concert Series

“If you’re 25, 35 or over—stand up!” said Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee. He kept the crowd of thousands hyped and rocking to old-school hip-hop Monday night at the crazy 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. concert series at Wingate Park in Brooklyn.

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Activists demand: ‘Bratton must go!’

“Brother Eric Garner no longer breathes courtesy of banned NYPD chokehold. Rest in power,” said filmmaker Spike Lee on Instagram.



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